A hard hunt, a ne'er do well & a missed bull
October 30, 2019
"Blessed is the man who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed"
- Alexander Pope.
It was during the mid 1960's. I was 17 or 18, and Dan, my hunting partner, was a couple years younger.
There weren't many elk in those days. I had killed one or two, but Dan had never gotten lucky. He was getting desperate.
The way we hunted when elk were scarce was to pick up a fresh track in the s...